Adafruit’s Ten YouTube Videos of 2021 #AdafruitTopTen


2021 was a bit of a mixed bag, but there’s also a lot to celebrate! Specifically, Adafruit’s YouTube videos got a total 14,049,927 views in 2021. Check out below for the top of the top of our most viewed. Cheers y’all and thanks for tuning in!


10. Piezo Ribbon Sensor – Collin’s Lab Notes


9. Through Hole SMD Components – Collin’s Lab Notes


8. Wire Ferrules – Collin’s Lab Notes


7. Mini Reflow Test Run – Collin’s Lab Notes


6. Solder Wick – Collin’s Lab Notes


5. Desoldering Alloy – Collin’s Lab Notes


4. ESP8266 Takeapart – Collin’s Lab Notes


3. Desoldering Header Pins – Collin’s Lab Notes


2. A Brief History of USB Connectors – Collin’s Lab Notes


1. Kapton Tape – Collin’s Lab Notes



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1 Comment

  1. Not surprised they’re all Colin’s Lab. They’re nice bite sized information, with a distinct narrative “voice”, and probably the best use of the awkward but heavily-promoted, heavily-favored Shorts feature that I’ve seen. Even when I already know the content, I enjoy them, and they’re less of a cognitive commitment than watching a 2 hour deep dive replay 😉

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